Sisley 1874 expo

 

 

Impressionism, a historical reconstruction:

Alfred Sisley

(1839-1899)

at the 1st ‘impressionist’ exposition in 1874

an impression of his paintings

 

Which paintings did Alfred Sisley exhibit in 1874?
On this page you will find an accounted impression of the 5+1hc=6 pictures that were shown by Alfred Sisley at the 1st ‘impressionist’ exposition in 1874 in Paris (catalogue numbers 161-165+hc). For several works I render more options. Several works exhibited depict the Seine and the surroundings of Marly, where Sisley than lived.
Chesnau (1874/05/07) commented that ‘La Seine à Port-Marly’ (no.163) is the ‘absolute realisation of the ambitions of the school’. Further more he wrote: ‘I don’t know a painting nor from the past nor in the present that renders in a manner so complete, so perfect the physical sensation of the atmosphere of the ‘plein-air’ (R87,p270;R90I,p19). Note: If you double click on the first picture and then click on full screen, you can create a slideshow. Enjoy!

 

 

Explication:
Alfred Sisley showed 1 painting outside the catalogue (=hors catalogue =hc). In render 3 options for no.163 and 2 for no.161 + no.164. The indentification sometimes is ‘uncertain’, see more. See link for an account of the given suggestions (with references, translations, info, discussion, locations on Google-maps). For explanation of the subscriptions, see here. For the general references see. For the references to internet pages (=iR) see. For the most used sources and the additional references (=aR) see at the bottom of the main page about Alfred Sisley.

 

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